Acts 8:4

“Therefore they that were scattered abroad went every where preaching the word.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore they that were scattered abroad, went euery where preaching the word.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore, those who had been scattered went about preaching the word.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They therefore that were scattered abroad, went about preaching the word.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But those who had gone in flight went everywhere preaching the word.
- Basic English Bible

Those then that had been scattered went through [the countries] announcing the glad tidings of the word.
- Darby Bible

Therefore they that were dispersed went every where preaching the word.
- Webster's Bible

Those, however, who were scattered abroad went from place to place spreading the Good News of God's Message;
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore those who were scattered abroad went around preaching the word.
- World English Bible

And thei that weren scaterid, passiden forth, prechynge the word of God.
- Wycliffe Bible

they then indeed, having been scattered, went abroad proclaiming good news -- the word.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 8:4


8:4 Therefore they that were dispersed went every where - These very words are reassumed, after as it were a long parenthesis, chap. xi, 19, #Ac 11:19 and the thread of the story continued|.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 8:4


Ac 8:4 Went every where preaching the word. The rage of the persecutors only extended the reign of Christ. The scattered saints, long prepared at the feet of the apostles, went everywhere as preachers of Christ. The blood of Stephen was the seed of the church.

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